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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 192-194
Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging in acute reversible toxic leukoencephalopathy: A report of two cases


Department of Radiology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Elamakkara, Cochin - 682 041, India

Correspondence Address:
S Sivasubramanian
Department of Radiology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Elamakkara, Cochin - 682 041
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.69354

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Acute toxic leukoencephalopathy may be caused by endogenous or exogenous toxins. It may reverse clinically if the offending agent is withdrawn or the underlying condition is treated. However, demonstration of reversibility on imaging, especially with diffusion-weighted MRI, has been reported only very recently. We report two such cases.


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